Aries: March 21st-April 19th
What you’ve been doing: Flirting with and going on dates with anyone and everyone who catches your eye, trying to convince yourself that you’re still desirable and the breakup hasn’t hurt you.
What you need to do: Take a break and process the emotions, admitting to yourself that the relationship was a big part of your life and that it did matter- which means it does hurt now that it’s over. The more you try to fill the void with other people, the harder it will be to move on.
Taurus: April 20th-May 20th
What you’ve been doing: Harboring resentment and some bitterness towards a certain person.
What you need to do: Take some time to deal with sadness and find someone you trust to be with you while you deal with things. Soon you’ll find yourself able to move forward towards a better future.
Gemini: May 21st-June 20th
What you’ve been doing: Finding reasons to text an ex or to run into them. Basically anything to keep your foot in the door because you can’t stand the thought of being cut off from them completely
What you need to do: Take some time to completely cut those ties. If you keep holding onto the hope that you’re going to get back together, you’ll never fully move on.
Cancer: June 21st-July 22nd
What you’ve been doing: Reliving every single good memory in your head about a relationship. Remembering all the love and happiness is just making you miserable wondering what you did wrong.
What you need to do: Remember all aspects of the relationship like the reason why it ended, and you need to accept that. In time perspective will make things easier to realize that even really good things come to an end, and that’s okay.
Leo: July 23rd-August 22nd
What you’ve been doing: Diving headfirst into any possible adventure or experience available to you. Leo, you believe if you can just distract yourself with enough things to do, you can forget about the bad things.
What you need to do: Give yourself a couple of days or so to process all your emotions. Once you’ve worked through all the hurt, grab your friends and take a trip together but use it as a bonding experience rather than a means of escape.
Virgo: August 23rd-September 22nd
What you’ve been doing: Throwing yourself into your work or a new project basically anything that allows you to have some sort of control to really fill the void in a relationship that’s gone.
What you need to do: Take the time to reflect on relationships, don’t overanalyze or nitpick it. Come to terms with the fact that some things truly are beyond your control- including some relationships.
Libra: September 23rd-October 22nd
What you’ve been doing: Avoiding anyone and everyone. You refuse to let anyone see you upset or emotional. When you go somewhere, you put your best smile on and acting as if nothing is wrong.
What you need to do: take some time to yourself but don’t shut everyone else out. Feelings can be overwhelming and it helps when you reach out to some of your friends who can help you work through what you’re feeling.
Scorpio: October 23rd-November 21st
What you’ve been doing: is anything to take the pain away, drinking too much, overworking yourself or hooking up with random people. Here’s the thing your emotions are so intense that you believe the only way to handle it is to numb yourself.
What you need to do: As much as it hurts- you need to allow yourself to feel the pain and all of it. Trying to drown it out will only make it hit much harder later on, so grab some of your closest friends and talk everything out with them.
Sagittarius: November 22nd-December 21st
What you’ve been doing: Booking as many last minute trips as you can, as well as doing absolutely everything to prove to yourself no one is holding you back.
What you need to do: Take some time to be alone, even just in your house or your room. Take time to focus on relationships and setbacks, reflect on the positive times, too.
Capricorn: December 22nd-January 19th
What you’ve been doing: Drowning yourself in work more than usual in attempt to remind yourself that you aren’t a failure.
What you need to do: Surround yourself with loved ones who aren’t afraid to express how much they care about you. Talk things out and allow yourself to feel the emotions rather than instead of burying them under work.
Aquarius: January 20th-February 18th
What you’ve been doing: Detaching from your emotions altogether in an attempt to deny that you’re even remotely affected by something that’s ended. You don’t like people feeling sorry for you.
What you need to do: Rather than detaching from the emotions, find a way to release them in a healthier way: perhaps by writing or creating something from it. In time, you’ll be able to let the pain go and move on to something else.
Pisces: February 19th-March 20th
What you’ve been doing: trying to handle all your emotions but refusing to ask for help because you don’t want to bother the people you care about.
What you need to do: Find someone to talk to- whether it’s a friend, family member, even a therapist. You are not a burden just because you’re asking for help.